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Green Open Homes highlights

Here are some of the highly recommended homes you can visit during Wiltshire and West Berkshire Green Open Homes weekend - 14th and 15th October


Passivhaus Plus home in North Newton near Pewsey

This impressive home was the first Passivhaus Plus home registered in Wiltshire. It is timber framed with an Air Source Heat Pump, triple glazing, excellent insulation, MVHR, and solar panels with battery storage.


Find out more and book your visit to this home here.


1960's home retrofit in Pewsey

Also in Pewsey, this retrofit of a 1960's chalet bungalow improved the Energy Performance Certificate rating from F (red) to C (green). This home includes an Air Source Heat Pump, MVHR, high levels of insulation, double glazed windows and recently installed solar panels.


Find out more and book your visit to this home here.


Modern home retrofit in Great Shefford

This interesting home uses water from the river Lambourn as the heat source for a heat pump providing underfloor heating. It includes high levels of insulation, triple glazing, solar hot water, a heat recovery ventilation system, and solar PV panels with battery storage. A rainwater tank also collects water from the gutters to feed the toilet cisterns and garden taps.


Find out more and book to visit this home here.


Plan your visit

These are just a few of the homes on show. There are also four homes included in Great Bedwyn with more in Hungerford, Shalbourne, Burbage and Wexcombe.


Visits last 45’ and need to be pre-booked by contacting the homeowners, so please plan ahead.


To find out more, go to the list of homes and map at wwb.greenopenhomes.net.


This event has been organised by Great Green Bedwyn in collaboration with Hungerford Environmental Action Team (HEAT) and Pewsey Green and is supported by the National Lottery and the Centre for Sustainable Energy, Bristol.




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